Gov. Wolf Orders US, Commonwealth Flags to Half-Staff in Honor of Peace Officers Memorial Day
Half-Staff in Honor of Peace Officers Memorial Day
Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf ordered United States and commonwealth flags on all commonwealth facilities, public buildings and grounds to fly at half-staff from sunrise to sunset on Friday, May 15, 2020, in honor of Peace Officers Memorial Day.
“Our law enforcement officials work around the clock to protect us and provide public safety,” said Gov. Wolf. “Now, more than ever, we should honor their commitment to our communities, which has given us a sense of security during this global pandemic.”
Commonwealth flags have already been lowered to, and shall remain at, half-staff until a date to be announced to honor the victims of the 2019 novel coronavirus pandemic. Pennsylvanians are additionally encouraged to shine blue lights to honor law enforcement officials on Friday, May 15, 2020, in honor of Peace Officers Memorial Day.
All Pennsylvanians are invited to participate in this tribute.